UW-Eau Claire geology majors Tim Molitor and Katy Grant dipped a plastic bottle attached to a long plastic handle into Little Niagara Creek, where it flowed behind Phillips Science Hall, and removed a water sample.
Published: March 18, 2011
Tags: building code, College of Engineering, design, earthquake, geoscience, Harold Tobin, Kieffer, research, structure, U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW, UW-Madison
By Jack Zemlicka and Brian Johnson Though the state is thousands of miles from the epicenter of the 9.0-magnitude offshore quake that shook Japan on March 11, Wisconsin could see changes to its building code result from the overseas disaster. Every time there is an earthquake, particularly a significant one, international building codes are reviewed [...]
Published: January 10, 2011
Tags: greenhouse, Judy Compton, laboratory, Madison, Madison Development Corp., Mars, Midwest Biolink Commercialization and Business Center, Orbital Technologies, Peter Tan, planet, research, Rummel, Staniszewski, Thomas Crabb, UW
By James Briggs The Madison Development Corp. is planning a 31,000-square-foot research center to lure high-tech businesses to the city’s southeast side. But the first drawings of the building startled Alderwoman Judy Compton, whose district includes the proposed building. “Right now, if this came to me with that metal, that piece of corrugated metal, I [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have won a $10 million federal grant for nanotechnology work. The five-year grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology will go toward using nanotechnology to create a new casting technology for commercial production of aluminum and magnesium nanocomposites. UW-Madison officials said manufacturers [...]